Solar Tender Postponed in Panama  

The Electricity Transmission Company has announced that the deadline for bids for procurement of solar energy is now November 25, 2014.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Tender number 03-14 convened by the Electricity Company of Panama Transmission (ETESA) for a contract for the supply of solar energy, for the period from 1 January 2017 until 31 December now has a deadline of 25 November.

The bid opening will be held from 9 am at the offices of ETESA.

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